Automotive Technology (A.A.S.)

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The IHCC Automotive Technology program is a NATEF Master Certified Full-Service Program. We offer one of the only live labs in the state of Iowa, meaning students gain hands-on experience diagnosing automotive problems with real clients. Local dealers and independent shop owners guide our Life. Changing. curriculum, which makes our graduates preferred when entering the workforce.

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Total Cost: $19,688
Entry Term: Fall & Spring Terms
Length: 7 Terms or 21 Months

"Indian Hills was Life Changing Auto Tech is a very fun program and I'm excited to go to class every morning. The instructors are awesome! I have learned so much. My favorite class is open lab because I'm actually working on other people's cars."

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  • In-state tuition: $203 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state tuition: $255 per credit hour
  • Your total bill will be based on the number of credit hours for which you are enrolled. Some programs of study will require you to purchase a uniform, books, tools, or other items, and it is important to budget for these costs as well.
  • For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit our Financial Aid page.

Yes, we have five residence halls including apartment-style and traditional style dorms.

Indian Hills has articulation agreements and transfer plans with many four-year colleges and universities. However, not all credits are guaranteed to transfer because of differences in programs and requirements among various institutions. An Academic Advisor will also assist you in your future academic plans.

The first step in order to receive financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit the FAFSA online. It is important to file the FAFSA as soon after October 1st as possible to ensure you receive priority processing.

Our school code is 008298.

Most degrees at Indian Hills can be completed in approximately 2 years depending on program and individual circumstances such as transfer credits and time away from school.

View detailed program requirements in our catalog.

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Andy Summers

Andy Summers
Instructor, Automotive Technology

641.683.5111 x1745
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Cole Wilson

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Nathan Collins

Nathan Collins
Associate Professor, Automotive Technology

641.683.5111 x1744
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